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Jackpocket App Launches on Google Play Store in New York

Jackpocket, the first and only licensed third-party lottery app in the U.S. to provide a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, today announced their app’s launch on Google Play Store in the state of New York. With this launch, Jackpocket is the only third-party app approved by state lotteries available on both Google Play and the …

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World Series of Poker & GGPoker 2021 Online International Schedule

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and GGPoker announced a comprehensive schedule of online WSOP events kicking off with the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series on Saturday, May 1 and WSOP Online 2021 International tournament starting Sunday, Aug 1. Events open to international players will be hosted on the GGPoker app, while US players will …

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Super Group & Sports Entertainment Acquisition to Combine

SGHC Limited (“SGHC”, “Super Group” or the “Company”) has entered into a definitive agreement with Sports Entertainment Acquisition Corp. , a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, to bring its leading global online sports betting and gaming group to the U.S. public markets. The group’s successful sports betting and online gaming offerings are underpinned by …

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Caesars Entertainment Completes William Hill PLC Acquisition

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of William Hill PLC for approximately $4.0 billion. The transaction gives Caesars ownership of one of the world’s leading betting and gambling companies and gives the Company the ability to maximize the opportunity within sports betting and online gaming in the U.S. “We are thrilled …

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Caesars Entertainment $400 million master plan investment in Atlantic City

Caesars Entertainment, Inc. shared exciting details on its $400 million master plan investment in Atlantic City where it owns and operates three of the region’s preeminent casino destinations – Caesars, Harrah’s Resort and Tropicana Atlantic City. The plans include remodeled room towers; freshly appointed interior design elements; enhancements to the casinos’ gaming floors; new dining concepts with acclaimed …

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Michigan Online Casino & Poker Revenue hit $95.1 million in March

Online casino and poker revenue hit $95.1 million in revenue in March, up from $79.7 million February. Michigan’s online casinos and poker rooms won $3.1 million per day in March. That total yielded adjusted gross receipts of $88.7 million, $12.8 million in tax revenue for the state, and $4.5 million in local taxes. BetMGM/MGM Grand Detroit led the market again with $30.8 million in gross receipts. “Michigan’s online casinos …

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BetMGM to Integrate GameSense Responsible Gaming Program

BetMGM, the mobile sports betting and iGaming company, announced that it will integrate into its platform GameSense, an innovative responsible gaming program licensed to MGM Resorts International  by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC). The agreement marks the first time an online gaming operator in the United States will utilize the industry-leading program. Developed by the BCLC, …

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Ocean Casino Resort’s $15M Reinvestment

Ocean Casino Resort doubles down on recent success with a reinvestment of $15 million into the resort, team members, and surrounding North Beach community. “Ocean’s interest in our people, product, and community is a testament to the progressive direction our property is moving toward as we enter into the summer months,” said Terry Glebocki, Chief Executive Officer for Ocean Casino Resort. “As …

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New Jersey Online Casinos Generated a U.S. Record $113.7 Million in March

Online casino games and poker generated a U.S. record $113.7 million in March revenue, up 75.4% from $64.8 million in March 2020. March’s revenue topped the previous record of $103.8 million set in January. The result for the state was $17.1 million in taxes. Borgata’s record $36.2 million in March revenue marked the first time in years the Golden Nugget, which generated $31.8 million in March, was not …

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Richmond Residents – Equity Ownership Of Bally’s Richmond Casino Resort

Bally’s Corporation, the developer and operator of the proposed $650 million “Bally’s Richmond Casino Resort,” and finalist in the City’s casino selection process, announced that it will provide the opportunity for all Richmond residents to purchase an equity interest in, and become partial owners of, Bally’s Richmond. David Walton, a Richmond-based serial entrepreneur, most known for founding the Black Pages of America, …

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Pennsylvania Online Casinos Shatter Records in March

Pennsylvania Online casinos and poker rooms hit a fresh high in March with $97.7 million in taxable revenue, shattering the record $80.4 million set in January. Online casinos produced a record $3.2 million in revenue per day. Revenue was up 292.4% from $24.9 million from March 2020, a month that marks the beginning of a year-long surge that continues today. Online casino wagering …

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Jokers Gambit Chess Tournament May 5-6

Top Poker Players will compete in a live-action chess tournament on Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura’s Twitch channel May 5-6. Players will be competing for a trophy and raising funds with the help of Softgiving. Strong poker players are encouraged to express their interest to teamhikaru@unitedtalent.com. GM Hikaru Nakamura is the #1 ranked in the world at 10 minute or shorter …

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Rise of Online Betting Solutions Coincides with Public Opinion

More and more states are launching online betting businesses as the legal infrastructure and public opinion have turned in favor of such services. This year, nineteen states will decide whether to legalize sports betting services this year, either through voter referendums or state legislature statutes. According to a report by CNBC, if all nineteen states …

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BetRivers.com and William Hill Casino launched in West Virginia

Century Casinos, Inc. announced that the Company’s partners Rush Street Interactive and William Hill launched their online casino platforms in West Virginia using Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort’s license. Following the approval by the West Virginia Lottery, Rush Street Interactive launched its online casino BetRivers.com on April 12, William Hill Casino launched on April 13. The West Virginia Lottery Interactive Wagering Act, which …

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